The Air & Waste Management Association is a nonprofit, non-partisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 9,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. The association's goals are to strengthen the environmental profession, expand scientific and technological responses to environmental concerns, and assist professionals in critical environmental decision-making to benefit society. The A&WMA is divided into 32 regional sections, 68 local chapters, and 50 student chapters worldwide. Maintaining a neutral forum is vital to the association, whose bylaws mandate a balanced Board of Directors by workforce sector. Learn more about this international organization by visiting www.awma.org.
The Grand Canyon Section (GCS) is based primarily in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, although meetings are periodically held throughout the state. The GCS currently has over 100 members and a Board of Directors with representation from academic, government, industry and consulting sectors. The goal of the section is to organize activities that focus on regional or local issues of interest. This includes lunch and dinner meetings and social events. The GCS is the perfect vehicle to propel our environmental community into the future. Get involved! Stay connected!